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Berchtesgadener Land

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Berchtesgadener Land Ski Resort Guide

Berchtesgadener Land, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length25 miles
Highest Lift5,906ft
Resort Height1,772ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Berchtesgadener Land

The ski area of Berchtesgadener Land is in the Bavarian Alps at an altitude of 1,772ft, with 25 miles of marked runs.


Berchtesgadener Land has direct access to 25 miles of downhill skiing, with 25 marked pistes, served by a total of 30 ski lifts.


Berchtesgadener Land offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Berchtesgadener Land offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Berchtesgadener Land.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Berchtesgadener Land is 4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Skiabfahrt nach Bischofswiesen'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Berchtesgadener Land?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Berchtesgadener Land.

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Ski Area Stats

Berchtesgadener Land Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1517 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
187 miles
Total Length
25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
8 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Berchtesgadener Land Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift5,906ft
Lowest Trail1,969ft
Resort Altitude (Berchtesgadener Land)1,772ft
Max Vertical4,134ft

Ski Slope Aspects

N, S

Berchtesgadener Land has ski slopes facing both north and south, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Berchtesgadener Land
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Berchtesgadener Land?

This ski resort is in the Bavarian Alps in Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Berchtesgadener Land is Salzburg, 24 minutes drive away.

Linz, Innsbruck Airport, Munich, Klagenfurt, Memmingen and Ljubljana airports are all within three hours drive.

Salzburg is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 30 ski lifts are able to uplift 17,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 3 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Berchtesgadener Land open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late December, and usual closing is Early April (Closes last weekend of March or first weekend of April).

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Berchtesgadener Land